John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 94

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and water

2 Any heavy lubricating oil

3 Soap water or water containing a protortion of soda

4 Clear water may be used in a great emergency only

    but it should on no account be allowed to remain in

    the cylinder for longer than is absolutely necessary

    on account of its rusting action


N.B

Kerosine, paraffin, or similar burning oils must on

no account be used for this purpose.


======================================


Re the Recoil

     Working recoil 41" Maximum recoil 49"

Reasons why a gun will recoil - more than 41"

     Not sufficient or too much oil

     Broken or weaken springs


======================================


Replacement limits of Running Out Springs

The normal free length of each running out spring is as

follows;       Inner 18.58 inches

                     Outer 19.65 inches

Any one spring, inner or outer found with a permanent set of

1 1/4 inches or more below the normal free length of the spring will

be replaced.

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and water

2 Any heavy lubricating oil

3 Soap water or water containing a protortion of soda

4 Clear water may be used in a great emergency only

    but it should on no account be allowed to remain in

    the cylinder for longer than is absolutely necessary

    on account of its rusting action


N.B

Kerosine, paraffin, or similar burning oils must on

no account be used for this purpose.


======================================


Re the Recoil

     Working recoil 41" Maximum recoil 49"

Reasons why a gun will recoil - more than 41"

     Not sufficient or too much oil

     Broken or weaken springs


======================================


Replacement limits of Running Out Springs

The normal free length of each running out spring is as

follows;       Inner 18.58 inches

                     Outer 19.65 inches

Any one spring, inner or outer found with a permanent set of

1 1/4 inches or more below the normal free length of the spring will

be replaced.


Transcription history
  • March 28, 2017 00:48:57 Cheryl Ellsworth

    and water

    2 Any heavy lubricating oil

    3 Soap water or water containing a protortion of soda

    4 Clear water may be used in a great emergency only

        but it should on no account be allowed to remain in

        the cylinder for longer than is absolutely necessary

        on account of its rusting action


    N.B

    Kerosine, paraffin, or similar burning oils must on

    no account be used for this purpose.


    ======================================


    Re the Recoil

         Working recoil 41" Maximum recoil 49"

    Reasons why a gun will recoil - more than 41"

         Not sufficient or too much oil

         Broken or weaken springs


    ======================================


    Replacement limits of Running Out Springs

    The normal free length of each running out spring is as

    follows;       Inner 18.58 inches

                         Outer 19.65 inches

    Any one spring, inner or outer found with a permanent set of

    1 1/4 inches or more below the normal free length of the spring will

    be replaced.

  • March 9, 2017 17:57:21 Rhiannon Litterick

    and water

    2 Any heavy lubricating oil

    3 Soap water or water containing a protortion [sic] of soda

    4 Clear water may be used on a great emergency only

    but it should on no account be allowed to remain in

    the cylinder for longer than is absolutely necessary

    on account of its rusting action


    N.B

    Kerosine, paraffin, or similar burning oils must on

    no account be used for this purpose.


    ...I'm not sure how best to record the two red lines delineating the page break in my transcription!


    He the recoil

    Working recoil 41" Maximum recoil 49"

    Reasons why a gun will recoil -more than 41"

    Not sufficient or too much oil

    Broken or weaken springs


    ...I'm not sure how best to record the two red lines delineating the page break in my transcription!


    Replacement limits of Running Out Springs

    The normal free length of each running out spring is as

    follows;  Inner 18.58 inches

    Outer 19.65 inches

    Any one spring, inner or outer found with a permanent set of

    1 1/4 inches or more below the normal free length of the spring will

    be replaced.


  • March 9, 2017 17:53:38 Rhiannon Litterick

    and water

    2 Any heavy lubricating oil

    3 Soap water or water containing a protortion [sic] of soda

    4 Clear water may be used on a great emergency only

    but it should on no account be allowed to remain in

    the cylinder for longer than is absolutely necessary

    on account of its rusting action


    N.B

    Kerosine, paraffin, or similar burning oils must on

    no account be used for this purpose.


    ...I'm not sure how best to record the two red lines delineating the page break in my transcription!


    He the recoil

    Working recoil 41" Maximum recoil 49"

    Reasons why a gun will recoil more than 41"

    Not sufficient or too much oil

    Broken or weaken springs


    ...I'm not sure how best to record the two red lines delineating the page break in my transcription!


    Replacement limits of Running Out Springs

    The normal free length of each running out spring is as

    follows;  Inner 18.58 inches

    Outer 19.65 inches

    Any one spring, inner or outer found with a permanent set of

    11/4 inches or more below the normal free length of the spring will

    be replaced.


  • March 9, 2017 17:52:31 Rhiannon Litterick

    and water

    2 Any heavy lubricating oil

    3 Soap water or water containing a protortion [sic] of soda

    4 Clear water may be used on a great emergency only

    but it should on no account be allowed to remain in

    the cylinder for longer than is absolutely necessary

    on account of its rusting action


    N.B

    Kerosine, paraffin, or similar burning oils must on

    no account be used for this purpose.


    ...I'm not sure how best to record the two red lines delineating the page break in my transcription!


    He the recoil

    Working recoil 41" Maximum recoil 49"

    Reasons why a gun will recoil more than 41"

    Not sufficient or too much oil

    Broken or weaken springs


    ...I'm not sure how best to record the two red lines delineating the page break in my transcription!


    Replacement limits of Running Out Springs

    The normal free length of each running out spring is as



  • March 9, 2017 17:51:46 Rhiannon Litterick

    and water

    2 Any heavy lubricating oil

    3 Soap water or water containing a protortion [sic] of soda

    4 Clear water may be used on a great emergency only

    but it should on no account be allowed to remain in

    the cylinder for longer than is absolutely necessary

    on account of its rusting action


    N.B

    Kerosine, paraffin, or similar burning oils must on

    no account be used for this purpose.


    ...I'm not sure how best to record the two red lines delineating the page break in my transcription!


    He the recoil

    Working recoil 41" Maximum recoil 49"

    Reasons why a gun will recoil more than 41"

    Not suifficient or too uch oil

    Broken or weaken springs


  • March 9, 2017 17:49:25 Rhiannon Litterick

    and water

    2 Any heavy lubricating oil

    3 Soap water or water containing a protortion [sic] of soda

    4 Clear water may be used on a great emergency only

    but it should on no account be allowed to remain in

    the cylinder for longer than is absolutely necessary

    on account of its rusting action


    N.B

    Kerosine, paraffin, or similar burning oils must on

    no account be used for this purpose.

    ...I'm not sure how best to record the two red lines delineating the page break in my transcription!



  • March 9, 2017 17:47:59 Rhiannon Litterick

    and water

    2 Any heavy lubricating oil

    3 Soap water or water containing a protortion [sic] of soda

    4 Clear water may be used in a great emergency only

    but it should on no account be allowed to remain in

    the cylinder for longer than is absolutely necessary

    on account of its rusting action


  • March 9, 2017 17:47:08 Rhiannon Litterick

    and water

    2 Any heavy lubricating oil

    3 Soap water or water containing a protortion [sic] of soda


  • March 9, 2017 17:46:41 Rhiannon Litterick

    and water

    2 Any heavy lubricating oil


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